UK Imposes Steel Safeguard Quotas from 1 January 2021
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UK Imposes Steel Safeguard Quotas from 1 January 2021

From 1 January 2021, the UK will no longer be part of the EU customs territory. From that date certain UK steel exports to EU will be subject to EU

From 1 January 2021, the UK will no longer be part of the EU customs territory. From that date certain UK steel exports to EU will be subject to EU safeguard measures. The Commission has published Implementing Regulation 2020/2037, in the Official Journal ref L416 amending the EU safeguard regulation.

Steel products of UK non-preferential origin, released for free circulation in the EU, will be subject to EU steel quotas.

The EU has given country specific quotas to UK for categories 1, 2, 3A, 4A, 4B, 5, 6, 7, 10, 12, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 24, 25B, 26 and 27.

For categories 5, 16, 20 and 27 once the UK country quota has exhausted there is no access to the global quota.

Outside of the quotas, 25% safeguard duty applies in EU.

The quota volumes is for following items

1 - Non Alloy and Other Alloy Hot Rolled Sheets and Strips

2 - Non Alloy and Other Alloy Cold Rolled Sheets

3.A - Electrical Sheets (other than GOES)

3.B - Electrical Sheets (other than GOES)

4.A - Metallic Coated Sheets

4.B - Metallic Coated Sheets

5 - Organic Coated Sheets

6 - Tin Mill products

7 - Non Alloy and Other Alloy Quarto Plates

8 - Stainless Hot Rolled Sheets and Strips

9 - Stainless Cold Rolled Sheets and Strips

10 - Stainless Hot Rolled Quarto Plates

12 - Non Alloy and Other Alloy Merchant Bars and Light Sections

13 - Rebars

14 - Stainless Bars and Light Sections

15 - Stainless Wire Rod

16 - Non Alloy and Other Alloy Wire Rod

17 - Angles, Shapes and Sections of Iron or Non Alloy Steel

18 - Sheet Piling

19 - Railway Material

20 - Gas pipes

21 - Hollow sections

22 - Seamless Stainless Tubes and Pipes

24 - Other Seamless Tubes

25.A - Large welded tubes

25.B - Large welded tubes

26 - Other welded pipes

27 - Non-alloy and other alloy cold finished bars

28 - Non Alloy Wire

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